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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A (Captain John B. Thompson) - many men from [[Scott_County,_Virginia|Scott County]]
Company B (Captain Samuel P. "Pat" Larmer) - many men from [[Lee_County,_Virginia|Lee ]] and [[Scott_County,_Virginia|Scott County]]
Company C (Captain James S. Collings) - many men from [[Scott_County,_Virginia|Scott County]]
Company D (Captain Francis M. Smith) - many men from [[Scott_County,_Virginia|Scott County]]
Company E (Captain John T. Radford)  (replaced by Captain George G. Junkin) - many men from [[Montgomery_County,_Virginia|Montgomery County]]
Company F (Captain George W. Thomas) - many men from [[Roanoke_County,_Virginia|Roanoke]], [[Carroll_County, _Virginia|Carroll]], [[Floyd_County, _Virginia|Floyd ]] and [[Montgomery_County,_Virginia|Montgomery ]]Counties
Company G (Lee Rangers,  Captain Thomas S. Gibson) - many men from [[Lee_County,_Virginia|Lee County]]
Company H (Captain Samuel P. Larmer) - many men from [[Lee_County,_Virginia|Lee County]]
Company  I  (Lee Rangers)  (later Lee Greys) - many men from [[Lee_County,_Virginia|Lee County ]]and a few from [[Claiborne_County,_Tennessee|Claiborne ]] and [[Hancock_County,_Tennessee|Hancock CountiesCount]]y, Tennessee
The information above is from ''25th Virginia Cavalry'', by Dobbie E. Lambert.
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/roster2/25th_cav_rgt_rost_fld_staff.html Field & Staff]
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